Notable Increases in SIMA's Steel Import Trends by Country and Product
 
Country names are links to corresponding SIMA graphs

Country Product Average monthly quantity February 2017 - April 2017 (metric tons) Average monthly quantity May 2016 - January 2017 (metric tons) Percent change from Historic to Current average quantity
NETHERLANDS Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A 13,234 41 32349%
RUSSIA Sheets Cold Rolled -- C & A 32,145 179 17847%
PORTUGAL Bars-Reinforcing -- C & A 5,341 251 2032%
INDIA Line Pipe -- C & A 45,462 3,519 1192%
CANADA Oil Country Goods -- C & A 15,887 3,703 329%
SPAIN Oil Country Goods -- C & A 6,570 1,544 326%
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Standard Pipe -- C & A 9,536 2,799 241%
JAPAN Oil Country Goods -- C & A 7,032 2,157 226%
CANADA Line Pipe -- C & A 11,280 3,544 218%
VIETNAM Bars-Reinforcing -- C & A 7,467 2,531 195%
TURKEY Oil Country Goods -- C & A 6,623 2,265 192%
KOREA Oil Country Goods -- C & A 98,732 34,516 186%
TURKEY Standard Pipe -- C & A 10,062 3,781 166%
THAILAND Standard Pipe -- C & A 12,546 4,992 151%
WORLD Oil Country Goods -- C & A 248,927 101,896 144%
AUSTRIA Oil Country Goods -- C & A 14,994 6,502 131%
TURKEY Wire Rods -- C & A 14,225 6,404 122%
ARGENTINA Oil Country Goods -- C & A 14,696 6,679 120%
CANADA Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A 19,328 9,107 112%
PERU Bars-Reinforcing -- C & A 5,344 2,609 105%
UKRAINE Wire Rods -- C & A 21,066 10,411 102%
WORLD Line Pipe -- C & A 149,155 93,536 59%
WORLD Standard Pipe -- C & A 91,278 62,856 45%
WORLD Sheets & Strip-Electrical -- C & A 7,503 5,297 42%
WORLD Bars-Cold Finished -- S 9,288 7,126 30%

SOURCE: US Department of Commerce, Enforcement and Compliance, SIMA
Table last modified May 4, 2017, with Licensing data collected through April 2017 and
Final Census data compiled through March 2017.
 
A notable change is defined here by a significant increase in the current three
month average quantity over the previous nine months average quantity;
the program examines the largest importers within each product group.
Any increases for which import levels had been reached between May 2015 and April 2016 have been eliminated
 
Steel mill categories are defined by 10-digit HTS codes



Notable Decreases in SIMA's Steel Import Trends by Country and Product
 
Country names are links to corresponding SIMA graphs

Country Product Average monthly quantity February 2017 - April 2017 (metric tons) Average monthly quantity May 2016 - January 2017 (metric tons) Percent change from Historic to Current average quantity
VIETNAM Sheets Cold Rolled -- C & A 11,876 38,693 -69%
KOREA Sheets Hot Rolled -- C & A 9,809 53,788 -82%

SOURCE: US Department of Commerce, Enforcement and Compliance, SIMA
Table last modified May 4, 2017, with Licensing data collected through April 2017 and
Final Census data compiled through March 2017.
 
A notable change is defined here by a significant decrease in the current three
month average quantity over the previous nine months average quantity;
the program examines the largest importers within each product group.
Steel mill categories are defined by 10-digit HTS codes